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BART John

( American novelist)

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John Barth (Barth, John) (p. 1930), American novelist. Born May 27, 1930 in Cambridge (pc. Maryland). Graduated Dzhulliardskuyu School of Music (New York) and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Except for a brief experience as a jazz pianist whose career could be called Bart purely academic. His first novel, The Floating Opera "(The Floating Opera, 1956) and" end of the road "(The End of the Road, 1958) show the depressing effects of disbelief in the meaning of life.
In the novel "The merchant intoxicating" (The Sod-Weed Factor, 1960) marked the author's ironical attitude to the possibility to understand 'true meaning' of things. Comic treatise on the efforts emigrated to America, the English poet 17. Ebenezer Cook retain the right to inherit denies the possibility of knowing both himself and the world around. In "Kozloyunoshe Giles" (Jiles Goat-Boy, 1966) Cook's inability to understand his world corresponds to complete failure of the 'Messiah' by George Giles: he can not save the allegorical universe, invented for him Bart. These artistically sophisticated novel became landmarks in the literary tradition of postmodernism

. Among other works of Bart - a collection of short stories "Lost among the amusements" (Lost in the Funhouse, . 1968), . three-part novel "Chimera" (Chimera, . 1972), . novels "Letters" (Letters, . 1979), . "The holidays" (Sabbaticak: A Romance, . 1982), . Coastal History "(Tidewater Tales, . 1978), . "The last voyage of a sailor" (The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor, . 1991), . autobiographical novel, "Once upon a time was: Floating Opera" (Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera, . 1994),
. He also owned collections of essays "Book of Hours for Friday" (The Friday Book, 1984) and "Further Fridays" (Further Fridays, 1995).


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